[wp-hackers] wp-hackers Digest, Vol 65, Issue 66 (plugin/theme option debris)
curtis at curtismchale.ca
Tue Jun 29 05:08:51 UTC 2010
If there was some rating system that set a plugin as 'approved' if it
did indeed clean up after itself, namespacing, and it was clearly marked
on the plugin page this might encourage devs to do it right.
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 5:03 AM, // ravi<ravi-lists at g8o.net> wrote:
>> Perhaps the question has already been raised: why not have WP (core)
>> enforce the option naming and carry out the clean up on theme delete (with a
>> prompt to user)?
> Namespacing the options added by plugins has been suggested before, but you
> would still need plugin authors to start using the new API for this, so it's
> really down to developer education.
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